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<MONO> is the way i have always done my loops-it always works
performancewise(for me,or so i'm told!).
hearing phil spector-brian wilson- and life in general have been my main
influences for usin <mono>.

<1guitar 1amp 1speaker>
>From: Mark <sine@zerocrossing.net>
>To: Loopers-Delight@loopers-delight.com
>Date: Fri, Jul 20, 2001, 9:17 PM

>Most PA setups don't do stereo for the reason that (especially outside) 
>got people all over the place that want to hear the full mix.  If you've 
>got a
>lot of stereo information going out, you risk that people on one side are 
>much not going to hear half the mix.  Aside from my webcasts and small 
>cafes, I
>always go mono in larger clubs.
>whiteoakstudios wrote:
>> I just give the sound man a stereo feed and use my own in-ear 
>monitoring -
>> at least then it sounds good to me and I just tell the sound man/woman 
>> pan hard right and left, with no eq.
>> It takes a real idiot to mess up those instructions - though last time I
>> played out of doors and followed the above I came down from stage and 
>> a freind how it went and he said"fine but I though you could have done 
>> with stereo placement". I replied that the sound was bouncing all over 
>> place - turns out the PA man runs it all in mono!!
>> Gareth
>> just got in from my gig opening for SUGAR DADDY AND THE BIG BONED
>> GALS.....went in 2 hours early for a sound check....."we supply all the
>> speakers etc.".....the sound guy took all my inputs and rearranged them 
>> my
>> mixer and sent it out to his console.....for about 2 mins this sounded 
>> (total sound check) but i was worried and not quite happy.....i am not a
>> great or even good player, but i do pride myself in "my sound".....WELL,
>> 8:00
>> o'clock comes and the first note i hit sounds like *shit* and i begin 
>to get
>> worried.....this is nothing like what we had set up and his 
>> totally freaked me, things were not where they should have 
>> was
>> the sound guy, NOWHERE TO BE FOUND.....yikes, the show must go on and 
>no one
>> wants to see a 53 year old man cry, although i was sweating like a pig 
>> the
>> sahara, so thankfully they could not see my tears.....IT WAS AWFUL, i 
>had no
>> control of anything, boy does that make you feel like being
>> adventuresome.....then after cutting it about 10 mins. short everyone 
>> up and says "wow that was cool " and LIES to that effect.....thankfully 
>> WILD TURKEY (sorry no scotch) kicked in and i did not burn my guitar and
>> rang.....i will never play through someone elses system again.....in 
>> this solo thing is getting to weird, i need other warm bodies to help 
>> tunes out.....sorry for such a goofy post but if i cant share this with 
>> all who can i share it with.....:(m